International Fellowship for Maria Oshodi
Posted on: 10 Mar 2014
Artistic Director Maria Oshodi has been awarded an international fellowship by British Council Cultural Exchange 2014, and will participate in a residency at Watts Village Theater Company, Los Angeles this summer.
Early bird offer!
Posted on: 3 Mar 2014
Special ticket offer for the World Premiere and tour of our new production, The Chairs by Eugene Ionesco, 16 April – 2 May 2014.
Final few places for Dance Programme
Posted on: 29 Jan 2014
Final few places left on our fantastic dance programme for visually impaired adults.
In memory of Sandy Easton
Posted on: 27 Jan 2014
We are saddened at the tragic loss of an Extant performer, member and friend
Aerial Alloy: innovating audio description
Posted on: 12 Dec 2013
Aerial Alloy, a recent three-day R/D project for Liberty Festival, explored aerial work, music, storytelling and alternative approaches to audio description with collaborators from Upswing and Yellow Earth Theatre.
Our new patrons
Posted on: 30 Oct 2013
We are delighted to announce that Juliet Stevenson, CBE and Clive Merrison are now patrons of Extant.
Our survey said…
Posted on: 28 Oct 2013
Huge thanks to our respondents who completed our summer survey, with interesting responses about how visually impaired people interact with social media.
Radio Play broadcast
Posted on: 27 Oct 2013
Tune into Aculco Radio at 5pm on Monday 4th November to hear the fantastic and funny play Side Track: written and performed by the young participants in our recent Radio Play project.
Something strange is going on…
Posted on: 1 Oct 2013
The news has recently been awash with stories of miracle treatments for blindness, from stemcells, to lasers and wonder implants in the eye. Many sound too bizarre to be true – but only one is an entirely fictional creation dreamed up as part of Extant's new experimental online project, codenamed #Eyez.
Radio Play – now recruiting!
Posted on: 15 May 2013
We are now recruiting for young visually impaired people aged 16-30 years to participate in a project called Radio Play starting 8 June. It's a great opportunity to develop devising, improvisation and writing skills, and will lead to the recording of the scripted work for broadcast via Aculco Radio.
New Sheer images
Posted on: 1 Aug 2012
We've added some great new images from our recent horror/burlesque performance
The Question and haptics update
Posted on: 17 May 2012
The Haptic Lotus, which Extant used in The Question, was well-received at the Haptics Symposium in Vancouver in March.